Tag Archives: TPG

Spinoff Odds and Ends: HPQ vs. HPE, Treasury Wine(TSRYY)

A few links for today Bloomberg takes a look at how HP Inc (HPQ) and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) are doing since their 2015 breakup and to the surprise of the afor today:uthor – and I would guess to absolutely no readers of this site – the ‘runt of the litter’ HP Inc is actually doing well. Newsflash:… Read More »

Drinking Alone – Treasury Wine Estates Rejects Bids, Will Remain Independent

Drama and alcohol seem to go hand in hand (especially on reality TV) and the wine business is proving to be no exception. The end seemed all but nigh for Australia’s struggling Treasury Wine Estates (TWE.AX) when two different private equity firms, KKR/Rhone and (allegedly) TPG, bid A$5.20 per share for the company. That ~$3.15b valuation already represented a… Read More »

Pass The Red! Takeover Battle For Treasury Wine Erupts

A few months ago we highlighted a bid by private equity giant KKR for Foster’s spinoff Treasury Wine Estates (TWE.AX). The A$4.70 per share bid represented a nice premium (at the time) for the struggling spirits company which remains in the middle of a turnaround plan by new CEO Michael Clarke. The company wasn’t too enamored with the offer… Read More »

Ceasars Revving Up The Growth Engine

Ceasars Entertainment (CZR) is certainly getting creative in order to deal with its massive debt pile. As this piece notes, the company has already refinanced some debt, pushed back maturities and even attempted to redefine its leverage ratios. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been enough ‘relief’, so the company’s announced a new plan to issue subscription rights to shareholders. The rights would… Read More »